International Commercial Arbitration - Brand
Assignment: Aug. 28 Introduction to International Arbitration
Readings: Born, 1-44 (Chapter 1); New York Convention (Annex I)
Be ready to answer the following questions:
-How is consent to arbitration demonstrated?
-Which is better: a short arbitration clause or a detailed arbitration clause? Why?
-What is a “pathological arbitration clause?”
-When should you choose institutional arbitration and when should you choose ad hoc arbitration?
-How is an arbitration proceeding different from a court proceeding?
-Does arbitration block access to justice by preventing a court from hearing the case?
-How is enforcing an arbitral award different from enforcing a judicial decision?
-Is it different for foreign and domestic arbitration?